|KansasFest 2009 keynote speech - Mark Simonsen|
Mark Simonsen, former president of Beagle Bros Software, presented the keynote speech at KansasFest, held July 20-25, 2010, at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. This 21st annual Apple II convention was attended by retrocomputing enthusiasts from across North America, celebrating their favorite creation of Steve Wozniak.
Keywords: Apple II; Beagle Bros; keynote; Kansas City; speech; presentation; KansasFest; KFest; 2010; Mark Simonsen
|Apple II Forever: Mark Simonsen's tribute to Randy Brandt - Mark Simonsen|
Each year, the KansasFest committee bestows the the Apple II Forever award upon members of the Apple II community for their contributions to the platform. At KansasFest 2012, Beagle Bros alumnus and AppleWorks developer Randy Brandt, attending KansasFest for the first time in nearly two decades, was honored with an Apple II Forever award. The first-ever recipient of the award, former Beagle Bros president Mark Simonsen, delivered this remote message to the honoree.
Keywords: Apple II; KansasFest; KFest; Mark Simonsen; Randy Brandt; AppleWorks; ProntoDOS; Beagle Bros
|A History of AppleWorks - Randy Brandt|
Get the inside story of AppleWorks from the only programmer who worked on three major releases (3, 4, 5). Best-known for creating the first macro add-on for AppleWorks and developing it into a full-blown programming language, Randy Brandt also contributed more than a dozen applications to the TimeOut series and was the AppleWorks project manager and primary data base developer from version 3.0 on. He worked for Beagle Bros, Claris, Quality Computers and his own JEM Software as the only developer...
Keywords: KansasFest; KFest; Apple II; 2012; Randy Brandt; AppleWorks; AWP; Beagle Bros; Quality Computers; Scantron; AW5; JEM; history